Edward Snowden has been called many things for revealing how Americans are surveilled upon by their government "traitor", "thief", even "spy" but perhaps the most telling is his newly assigned cover name in Washington: "Eric".
Even as marriage equality emerges a winner in the US, other hard-won LGBT rights are being attacked under the guise of religious liberty
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has called on US legislators to rethink their support of so-called religious freedom laws, which enshrine the ability of individuals to breach nondiscrimination laws if the laws go against personal religious beliefs
Whether he was fired or only encouraged to resign from his position as secretary of defense, "Chuck" Hagel's departure was seen by many as inevitable. It underscored the disturbing reality of chaos, which has plagued the White House's foreign
There is scarcely a church that has been untouched by DHS, FEMA, the IRS and the EPA. Is your church a propaganda tool of the establishment?Entered By: Dave Hodges
In this extract from When Google Met WikiLeaks Assange describes his encounter with Schmidt and how he came to conclude that it was far from an innocent exchange of views.
This has to be the most harrowing article I have ever published in the years I have been editing here at Freedom's Phoenix. Things aren't looking good for the 'Home Team'...
Preface: If you are an atheist and believe that religion is crazy, please remember that some 85% of the American population identifies itself as Christian and millions more identify themselves as Jewish. Very few Americans are atheists …
But why, it occurred to me, should we expect the Pentagon to win wars? It has nothing to gain by winning, and everything to lose. From a budgetary point of view, victory would be as bad as defeat. In either case, contracts would slow.